Talk/ National Museum of Bardo

Hiwa K was invited to be one of speakers and performers at 2-day International Conference Maghreb and Middle East Condition Report 2015 staged by Kamel Lazaar Foundation 28–29 May, 2015. It is the 3rd iteration of the JAOU initiative to be held at National Museum of Bardo and the first international conference at the Museum since the terrorist attacks on Wednesday, 18 March 2015.Conference was organized in advance of those attacks, which have further highlighted the susceptibility of culture in an age of global war interventions, as have the recent destruction of artifacts in Iraq...

The Bell / 56th Venice Biennale

The Bell (2007-2015), a recent project by Hiwa K, was presented at the 56th Venice Biennale, in the main exhibition of Arsenale pavilion. The 56th International Art Exhibition titled All The World’s Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor, is open to the public 9th May - 22nd November, 2015 at the Giardini and the Arsenale venues.The Bell was supposed to be produced back in 2012 during Hiwa’s residency at MACRO Museum, Rome. At that point of time, The Bell wasn’t realized due to financial issues. Therefore, Hiwa produced a different work titled What the...

One Room Apartment / Alternativa festival- Gdansk

EVE­RY­DAY­NESS — MAIN EXHI­BI­TION-ALTER­NA­TIVA 2014EVE­RY­DAY­NESS, the exhi­bi­tion cura­ted by BÉA­TRICE JOSSE and ANETA SZY­ŁAK is dedi­ca­ted to the minu­scule gestu­res, repe­ti­tive cho­res, vola­tile forms, inti­mate moments and disap­pe­aring words. What is near­ness and what is being toge­ther? We are obse­rving the atmo­sphe­res of toge­ther­ness. What is the eve­ry­day­ness rap­tu­red by the brisk notice of some­thing unu­sual, beau­ti­ful and rare? We are inte­re­sted in the prag­ma­tics and poetics of the sim­ple form. In the extra­or­di­nary in the ordi­nary. But also we...

Images Festival/Toronto

Established in 1987, Toronto’s Images Festival is the largest festival in North America for experimental and independent moving image culture, showcasing the innovative edge of international contemporary media art both on and off the screen. Alongside film + video screenings, the festival presents groundbreaking live performances, media art installations in 10+ local art galleries and online projects by many renowned Canadian and international artists within our three exhibition platforms: Images On Screen (film/video screenings), Images Off Screen...

My Father´s Color Periods, solo show at Prometeo gallery/Milano

"Tonight the film will be broadcast in color" - a rumor spread in 1979 among people who believed that the state owned TV station would show the film in color despite of the fact that the TV´s were still black &white. Unlike in cities with Arab inhabitants the majority of the people in Kurdish area of Iraq still had no reach of color TV sets.  So my father would cut and stick a sheet of cellophane on the screen of our TV at home. Some times it stayed one week until he switched to another color. We used to watch films, music videos and all other programs, once in blue, pink, green and...

Performance - with Jim White, Once Upon... New Museum/NY - Here and Elsewhere

Video recordings of the work could be found here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhE4k4am_QM http://www.newmuseum.org/exhibitions/view/here-and-elsewhereIn July 2014, the New Museum will present “Here and Elsewhere,” a major exhibition of contemporary art from and about the Arab world.In the past ten years, the work of artists and cultural spaces in cities such as Amman, Beirut, Cairo, Dubai, Doha, Marrakesh, Ramallah, and Sharjah, among others, have...

Parle pour toi / Marian Goodman gallery

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Possession , La Gallerie & Khiasma

A proposition of La Galerie, Center for contemporary Art in Noisy-le-Sec, as part of the festival of Franco-Arab film.

In the presence of the artist.

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The field is to the sky, only backwards, 2013

http://www.iscp-nyc.org/events/current/the-field-is-to-the-sky.html

The Field is to the Sky, Only Backwards, an ...